OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. The data is free, and free of legal and technical restrictions. OpenStreetMap is often shorted to OSM.

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How often do directions services update their OSM data?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask but I figured I would give it a shot. I'm working on an interactive map for a campus, I performed some edits to openstreetmaps and I can see the changes on ...
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Negative OSM ID values - building polygons

The use case is simple: extract all the buildings from OSM via osm2pgsql. In the process, it seems other entities make it into the polygons list, such as "islands", only because they have the "...
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Output shortest route shapefile using pgRouting and JSON data

I'm interested in finding the shortest route between two sets of bike share stations (22/21 stations each) in the city of Glasgow. Note, I need to overlay the final shapefile onto an OSM basemap in ...
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osm2pgsql: Extracting full buildings polygons + addresses text from OSM

I'm trying to extract all the polygons for the buildings in my country, however, it seems osm2pgsql is extracting very little information compared to what I need. My idea was that I will rely on the ...
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How to get the polygon defining a road when I have the way's `osm_id`?

I have the osm_id of various roads defined in OpenStreetMap and I am trying to get the polygon defining the road. How might I do this, preferably in JavaScript and preferably without downloading data ...
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May I use OSM in pgRouting to determine TSP solution?

I have a TSP problem that I'd to determine if my solution path is correct. As stated, a classic TSP, I have a number of locations (bikeshare stations) within a city centre (Glasgow, Scotland) that I'd ...
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Displaying OSM file with markers

I'm trying to show OSM file which I exported from openstreetmap api. However, layer I add with OSM file is displaying like just polygons, I cannot show markers (street names, names of buildings etc.) ...
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OSMBuildings building:levels are not working

I am integrating Leaflet with OSMBuildings and i am using Classic 2.5D. Everything is working and it is showing 3D building on 2D Map, But The Building levels are not working (I am gone through this ...
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Nominatim Installation Error: Importing and Index OSM data

I'm new to GIS and OSM. I've successfully installed OSM locally and now I want to add Nominatim to the mix. I've been following the installation instructions exactly from here: http://wiki....
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GeoServer, OpenLayers and updatable views: unable to edit data of WFS-T feature layer

I am developing an web application, where the user is able to view and update some feature attribute of a WFS layer. My problem: the edited data is not saved at all. Here's the situation: GeoServer ...
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osm2pgsql: bad result during COPY error

Hi Everyone so I am trying to import only the roads dataset into postgres. I have taken osm data from geofabrik regions and extracted roads from them using osmfilter them then combined them using ...
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Converting mapsforge .map file to OSM or shp

I have found solution for converting OSM file into .map file but is there a way for converting .map file back to osm or shp or any other well-known vector file type? by .map file i mean mapsforge ....
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Barefoot more Details Road ID

I currently using Barefoot (https://github.com/bmwcarit/barefoot) for several Route Matching tasks. The installation and usage of Barefoot just worked fine. The matching already works and I got some ...
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Why can't osm2po router find vertexIds when I use Graph.SUPPORT_EDGEFLAGS?

I am using the Osm2po.router in Java, trying to find the clazz of roads from this Get road type (clazz) in osm2po. When I am using the router without any supports, I am able to find the vertex Ids. ...
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OSMDroid app using custom ArcGIS Tile Server - tiles are shuffled

I am developing an android mapping app using OSMDroid. I am attempting to use free custom aerial imagery, completely independent of Google and/or Bing APIs. Please, do not propose any solution that ...
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Online Map - Vector files postcode lookups - self serve, Mapbox or Gmaps?

I've been reading around how to serve vector tiles to an online map and I have a few questions about which tools and services are best to use together for an application that has c.1.5 million map ...
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Get map from OpenStreetMap and use it as a background with basemap

I want to take a bounding box, use the OpenStreetMap API and get a tile, then use it as a background in basemap. This should be easy, but I haven't been able to figure out the API.
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OpenStreetMap data in JTS / GeoTools

I want to do spatial analysis with OpenStreetMap data using the JTS / GeoTools library for Java. Which precision model shall I use? Since OpenStreetMap data usally does not have more than 7 digits, ...
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create offline map with high quality [closed]

Its a long time that I am looking for a good offline vector map.I used mapsforge but I am not satisfy with that because It doesnt have a good quality. Is there a simple offline vector map
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How to get the nearest building to a point in Openstreetmap Python [closed]

my goal is to get the distance to the nearest building from a point using Python and OpenStreetMap database. I already know the use of overpass API for obtaining the buildings around a certain point, ...
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Projection conversion issues; Philippines to OSM

I am working with some roads and bus routes data in Philippines. The bus routes data is in Philippines Zone 4: ESPG 3124 projection. I am trying to match it to roads data to generate stops at ...
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Uploading vector files in Open Street Maps

I want to automate editings in OSM. I have shapefiles of an area of interest that has almost no information in OSM about it. Is there a way to upload these vector files that I have into OSM?
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How to add a field to an OSM file in Python?

I am writing a program that takes in a .osm file and then calculates some new attributes for that feature. I am using the python libraries gdal and ogr to help deal with the data. So far OGR has ...
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Starting Tile Sever Rendering Error: OSMBright.xml

I was following the entire process found here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ I have an error though on Testing your tileserver part where i run the ...
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How do I get the building housenumber from OSM data?

I've made a map in which buildings in a city are displayed using shapefiles from Geofabrik and unfortunately, none of the shapes contain the housenumber. When I download the .osm files from Geofabrik ...
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How to use the Tile Server to fetch latitude/longitude data

I have installed a tile server using the following link and my main purpose was to geocode as many times as possible. Initially I was using openstreet API to geocode but they have certain limits so ...
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How to extend an OSM or raster area in Qgis (into 'No Data' area)?

I need to do the opposite of clipping down a raster (or SHP file) in Qgis (or Gdal, Python etc - even R if someone can provide the script). I have a dataset from Open StreetMap (*.OSM) which includes ...
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How to use osmar behind a proxy?

I've been trying to use osmar behind a proxy without success. Here is the test code : require(osmar) api <- osmsource_api() box <- corner_bbox(11.579341, 48.15102, 11.582852, 48.1530) ...
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What are some intuitive ways to have fuel optimal routes?

Given a road network and two points: start and end, what are some good reliable? ways to estimate the fuel consumption over a road segment (i.e. a network edge). My goal is to output the fuel-optimal ...
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Is it possible to view Mapillary photos on QGIS?

Mapillary (link) provide streetview-like photos of many areas. There is a plugin available for the Openstreetmap editor 'JOSM' which provides an interface to view the photos (which is sometimes more ...
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If we have a public web site, and use OSM as the background, is any data also open source?

If we have a public web site, and use OSM as the background, is any data also open source? The use case I'm looking at is a site to report pot holes, where we'd like to have a map showing a location ...
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R and osmar : the doc's example does not work for me, “Opening and ending tag mismatch”

I can't make osmar work anymore. I tried to reproduce the documentation's example, and even that produces a very long error code. I could not find the same error anywhere. Any idea ? The code is : ...
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how nominatim calculates addresses

I have imported openstreetmap Data for the country switzerland via osmosis in my MySql Database. Now i want to look for a specific Address in that Database. But i dont find a way to get the whole ...
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Any public dataset of U.S Highways and on and off ramps?

I am working on a student project in data engineering and need a database with U.S. Highways and their on and off ramps. I took a look at OpenStreetMap and couldn't figure out if the information I was ...
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Projections leaflet and OSM

I downloaded data from OSM and extract lat/lng coordinates from a user who is clicking on a leaflet map. So my program returns the coordinates where a user clicked! I am wondering what crs I need to ...
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How to create cost maps based on OSM (landuse/…)?

I'd like to create cost maps (georef raster) for cross-country hiking based on OSM from pgsql/postgis plus height data. Maybe by creating multiple raster-files and the later merging them (lake=...
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OSM-based military map

Is there an openstreetmap based system that makes it possible to draw something like military symbols? It should be possible to draw frontline, zones of control, battle events, troops, vehicles and so ...
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Tile server - problem with tiles loading (pink tiles)

I have built a tile server by following this instruction: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ and i have a problem. When i test tile server using http://...
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Using custom styles with Mapnik

I'm setting up a custom tile server using OpenstreetMaps and Mapnik. I've been able to successfully setup the server and serve tiles using it. I'm using the OSM-Bright style right now. I would like ...
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How to create MBtiles file from “.osm.pbf” file using TileMill?

I am using Mapbox Offline Map in my app using MBTiles. Previously I was using shapefiles for creating offline maps. After searching a lot I am not getting Australian shapefiles. But my friend ...
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Downloading metro stations of Paris from OpenStreetMap?

I'm just getting acquainted with OSM (OpenStreetMap), so this might be a total newbie question, but I'm looking for OSM Point of Interest data for all metro stations in Paris. I'm sure this info ...
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Finding map icons for famous Paris landmarks?

Where can I find map icons for famous Paris landmarks? I am looking for icons for famous landmarks in Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Notre Dame. These should do. For other ...
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How to extract/crop an OSM file to include entries that intersect with a GTiff?

I am trying to get just the datapoints that intersect with the boundaries of a GeoTiff image for some internal testing on an algorithm. Are there any tools that can perform this operation? If not, ...
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Instruction to import OSM file using PostGIS in windows

I want to import OSM data into a PostGIS database running under windows. After a web search I learned that I should use osmosis. But most of the explanations are for Linux. But I have to use windows. ...
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Do you know a service route calculation to get a route between several points?

I need a routing service with an API callable from a web or desktop application. I have several points: a start, an end, and intermediate points in the disorder. I expect the routing service to send ...
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Routing API with waypoint optimisation

Is there any free OSM Routing REST API without limits which supports multiple waypoints between the start point and destination AND is able to optimize these waypoints instead of calculating a route ...
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renderd: encountered during parsing of layer 'landuse_gen0'

I am trying to set up open street map on a Ubuntu machine on Amazon. I have imported the whole world into postgresql and it took many days. I am following the tutorial at https://switch2osm.org/...
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Determining accessibility of U.S. street address

I'd like to determine whether a given U.S. street address is publicly accessible to vehicle/foot traffic. This would include addresses on both publicly and privately maintained roads that are not ...
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Use local OSM server in JOSM

Following this tutorial (Rails Port, OpenStreetMap website) https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/blob/master/INSTALL.md , I successfully installed my local server and it is working. ...
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How to narrow the result from Nominatim with only cities and countries, no additional areas with the same name?

I'm trying to get WKT or GeoJson polygons of cities and countries from Nominatim (for example, Paris and France). I send a GET request but it returns me several results named "Paris" or "France". How ...